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Senior Production Engineer
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Job Location: Richmond, VA

Job #: 9104
Title: Senior Production Engineer
Job Location: Richmond, Virginia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $95,000.00 - $125,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Senior Production Engineer

Our client is positioned at the beginning of their growth phase having successfully spun off, implementing the foundations for the business success with very knowledge and technical leadership in place from day 1, and ready for rapid company growth offering a great career opportunity for great people. If you believe in driving results in a friendly environment that is open to creative ideas and diverse perspectives, then this is the place for you. They are built on a rich history of teamwork, innovation, and customer focus and that has a fun, entrepreneurial mindset.

They are a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals serving the food, automotive, sports apparel, and building materials industries. They are respected by customers far and wide as a trusted partner that can be counted on for quality products, sustainable solutions and reliable supple. A career with this company means opportunity & possibility for people who seek variety, responsibility, and hands-on experience in a dynamic workplace.



  • Responsible for improving the baseline value of key area metrics toward entitlement values (or beyond entitlement values where possible) through contributions to high-impact Six Sigma teams
  • Responsible for execution of Improve and Control steps in Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control) process
  • Responsible for restoring baseline values of key area metrics for which restoration attempts by the Production department have been unsuccessful (for problems other than mechanical breakdown)
  • Responsible to troubleshoot area process issues and de-bottleneck systems to maintain safety and environmental compliance and/or maximize production.
  • Ensure daily Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met or exceeded
  • Accountable for implementing robust control plans for process improvement projects by fully utilizing DCS (distributed control system) capabilities
  • Responsible for accurate production loss data entry into the Attainment Loss (ADCA) system
  • Responsible for area DCS alarm management
  • Assist with SOP and training material development
  • Other work as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years experience in production or process engineering in Chemical Plant or like environment such as; Refinery, Pulp & Paper, pharmaceutical, or petro-chemical

Additional Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience in production or process engineering in Chemical Plant preferred
  • Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledgeable of area process equipment, chemistry and controls
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong computer skills
  • Lean manufacturing will be a plus

University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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